The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has adopted the governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Awara Biokpomabo, for the March 9th governorship election in the state.

The leader of APC in the state, Rotimi Amaechi revealed this to the party in an ongoing town hall meeting in Aleto community in Eleme Local Government Area of the state .

Amaechi said the decision was borne out of several litigations surrounding the APC in the state but expressed hope that the party will reclaim its mandate in court.

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The State Publicity Secretary of the APC, Chris Finebone, also  confirmed this in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Biokpomabo is from the ancient kingdom of Kula in Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Recall that the APC in Rivers State will not field any candidate in the governorship election following a Federal High Court judgement that ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to remove the party from the ballot.

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